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The analemma is the name for the figure-eight path that the sun follows in the sky throughout the year, when photographed at exactly the same time during the day. It is about the ultimate in multi-exposure photography, and very few people have managed to photograph the analemma on a single piece of film. Here it is shown over a yucca plant at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico (USA).

Photographer Arlo West calls it a "once-in-a-lifetime shot." One very early morning, off the coast of Maine, West took this photo of a wave breaking as a magnificent crown of water sprayed over it.